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Theater Review: “Victor/Victoria"

“Victor/Victoria” plays through September 28, 2019, at Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista.

When a broke, hungry singer named Victoria (Allison Spratt Pearce) meets a barely-employed café singer in a Left Bank club, Toddy (Lance Arthur Smith) tries to help her by setting up an audition with the club owner.

Shane Gillis fired from SNL for past homophobic comments

Comedian Shane Gillis won't be proud as a peacock after all. NBC has fired the jokester soon after announcing his hiring as a cast member for the 45th season of Saturday Night Live. Gillis was set to join two other new hires, including its first-ever Asian-American cast member, Bowen Yang, who also happens to be openly gay. 

Flesh deserves top-billing in "Steam Room Stories: The Movie"

"Steam Room Stories: The Movie" is about a brutal corporate mogul who discovers that one of the world's most sought after cures lies beneath a small L.A. business. She then sets out to shut it down in an attempt to profit off the find not knowing the company is already facing foreclosure and its customers have band together to save it. Sounds like an up brow "save the farm" drama. 

Theater Review: “Amadeus”

“Amadeus” plays through October 6, 2019 at North Coast Repertory Theatre

It’s always good to start a play with a mystery, and Peter Shaffer’s 1979 “Amadeus” opens with a dandy: Viennese citizens whispering among themselves and asking in hushed tones “Did he do it?”

They’re talking about the rumors that composer Antonio Salieri poisoned young upstart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

"Victor/Victoria" on stage at the Moonlight Amphitheatre

Victor/Victoria plays from September 11 - 28, 2019.

Victor/Victoria is a witty, comic romp examining questions of gender, identity, and love, set in Paris in the 1930s.

English soprano Victoria Grant finds herself at a nightclub, without work or money. She meets Carroll Todd, or "Toddy," a performer at the club who gets fired while trying to help her.

Movie Review: "The Last Photograph"

Movie Review: "The Last Photograph."

Actor Danny Huston exposes a side of himself we don't often see in "The Last Photograph." Huston also directs and stars in this 85-minute moving meditation on love, grief and the search for peace.

Category is: Beyoncé Realness

Category is: Beyoncé

It's not very often that a mononymous pop icon's birthday seems like a national holiday, but Queen Bey herself turns 38 today and the world is throwing her a party. 

The Ellen Show darling Kalen Allen is one of the happy party-goers and he's giving Beyoncé realness in a special video birthday present. 

Theater Review: "The Coast Starlight"

“The Coast Starlight” plays through September 15, 2019 at La Jolla Playhouse’s Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive (on the UCSD campus).

If you’ve ever sat on a bus or train and wondered about your fellow travelers, La Jolla Playhouse has just the play for you. 

"It Chapter 2" will include gay hate crime portrayed in the book but missing from '90 miniseries

Stephen King's novel "It" is filled with terrifying scenes, one so intense it wasn't included in the 1990 television movie. 

In the novel, published in 1986, a gay character named Adrian Mellon meets a horrifying end at the hands of the clown menace Pennywise after he is subject to a homophobic attack and thrown from a bridge and into the water below. 

Theater Review: “All Shook Up”

San Diego Musical Theatre’s production of “All Shook Up” runs through September 1, 2019 at the Horton Grand Theatre, 444 4th Avenue, downtown.

How long has it been since you heard “Jailhouse Rock”?

If your answer is “too long,” there’s a solution: San Diego Musical Theatre’s Elvis-themed “All Shook Up” opens with a smashing version of that old hit.